By giving the reasons like bureaucratic interference, coercion and corruption, censor board chief Leela Samson quit the post. Her resignation was followed by the resignation of other board members.
Speaking with reference to the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebo, Pope Francis said that there are limits to freedom of expression, especially when it insults or ridicules someone’s faith.
In a philanthropic initiative by Rohan Murty, a library of rare ancient Indian classical literature has been launched. The library contains texts going as far as back 3 BCE.
In the historic declaration Pope Francis honoured a 17th century Goan priest Joseph Vaz by conferring on him the title of saint.
A document of 1796-1800 in Nana Phadanwis’ own handwriting has been found in England. In the document Nana mentions his assets worth over five crores and nineteen lakhs. This amount would worth several thousand crores today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 13th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas by calling for the Indian Diaspora of 25 million to explore new opportunities in the new India.